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I am trying to hyperlink from MS Access to ArcMap to view specific features. Within MS Access, I have 1400+ lines catalogued. I would like to click a button and view the line in ArcMap.

Any ideas on how to do this?

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Don't use Access? –  blah238 Feb 27 '13 at 1:54

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Why dont you import the MS tables into a Geodatabase? Linking from a static MS database table may not produce the results you are looking for, as you will need/want to load the data (maybe multiple data layers) and open it into ArcMap. You may also what to symbolize these layers. If you are planning on viewing this in ArcMap, why not build a MXD project and bring in the tables. You could also link the spatial features to the MS database table.

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